Introduction

Installing additional RAM modules will increase the performance of your laptop, and is relatively easy to do.

Image 1/1: Switch the lock button on the left to the unlock position. (The unlock position is to the left side.)
  • Close the laptop lid and flip the laptop over.

  • Switch the lock button on the left to the unlock position. (The unlock position is to the left side.)

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Image 1/3: Hold the release button to the right and lift the battery out of its housing. Image 2/3: Hold the release button to the right and lift the battery out of its housing. Image 3/3: Hold the release button to the right and lift the battery out of its housing.
  • Push the release button to the right.

  • Hold the release button to the right and lift the battery out of its housing.

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Image 1/3: Carefully remove the 4.6mm 0 Phillips head screw and put it in a safe place. Image 2/3: Locate the notch on the screw side of the lid and lift to remove it. Image 3/3: Locate the notch on the screw side of the lid and lift to remove it.
  • Locate the RAM Module compartment on the bottom side of the laptop.

  • Carefully remove the 4.6mm 0 Phillips head screw and put it in a safe place.

  • Locate the notch on the screw side of the lid and lift to remove it.

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Image 1/3: Gently pull the RAM out. Image 2/3: Replace the RAM by sliding the new one into the angled socket similarly to how you removed the old RAM. Image 3/3: Gently apply pressure until the metal tabs on the sides click into place.
  • Push the metal tabs on the sides of the RAM outward and the RAM will pop up.

  • Gently pull the RAM out.

  • Replace the RAM by sliding the new one into the angled socket similarly to how you removed the old RAM.

  • Gently apply pressure until the metal tabs on the sides click into place.

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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